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Jar: large, wide-mouthed, cylindrical

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At A Glance

  • Period

    11th-12th century
  • Geography

    Raqqa, Syria
  • Material

    Glazed clay
  • Dimension

    H x Diam: 40 × 38.9 cm (15 3/4 × 15 5/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1903.202
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1903.202

Object Details

  • Description

    Jar: large, wide-mouthed, cylindrical.
    Clay: soft, white.
    Glaze: deep turquoise green, with a sporadic iridescence; crackled, partly disintegrated and worn away.
    Decoration: indented in the paste.
  • Provenance

    To 1903
    Siegfried Bing (1838-1905), Paris, to 1903 [1]
    From 1903 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Siegfried Bing in 1903 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Voucher No. 1, November 1903, as well as Original Pottery List, L. 1241, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Siegfried Bing (1838-1905) (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    Raqqa, Syria
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Vessel
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